Attacks against teachers, students, and public education must stop

The goal of great public schools for every child remains the objective of the nation’s teachers unions. These associations fundamentally believe that good working conditions for teachers create excellent learning conditions for students. While this is the reality, it’s not what union opponents would have you believe. Watch and hear how the NEA President set…

Pleas for more time to get CCSS right

The state’s Educators Common Core Implementation Task Force is expected to approve final recommendations this afternoon and then forward them to Governor Dannel P. Malloy. The group is working to improve implementation of the CCSS across the state. The education community is hopeful that the recommendations will address issues teachers have brought to the forefront,…

Statement from CEA President Sheila Cohen Regarding Federal Complaint Filed Against Avon Teachers

CEA is working in tandem with the Avon Education Association to fully support the Avon educators named in a federal complaint filed recently in the United States District Court. All teachers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, and it is troubling to witness innocent educators being falsely implicated. We emphasize that the federal…